Mixed Hydroxide Product testwork delivers premium product

In preparation for the upcoming Pilot Plant trials, COB has been advancing laboratory-scale testwork at ALS Metallurgy. A 200 kg sub-sample of concentrate was taken for the laboratory-scale process development testwork program.

KEY POINTS:

  • Significant testwork outcome – strong hydroxide results ~37% cobalt and ~7% nickel content with low impurities = a premium product.
  • Large scale furnace work scheduled for May 2020.
  • Pilot Plant – expecting commissioning Q4 2020.
  • Ore Reserve Statement update on track for mid-year release.
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